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Spring Sport Preview: Wreckers look to perform on diamond, turf and court

Spring Sport Preview: Wreckers look to perform on diamond, turf and court

March 18, 2018

By: Alex Reiner '18 Baseball Last June, the baseball team tackled Chad Knight ’19 and Matt Stone ’18 on the mound of Palmer Field to celebrate the team’s first ever Class LL State Championship. This year the team will be lead by captains Knight, Stone and Chris Drbal ’18. “I am excited to play, like I am every year, but e...

Staples Varsity Softball

Staples Varsity Softball

May 24, 2017

By: Chris Andrews '18 Staples Varsity Softball from Inklings News on Vimeo....

Softball falls to Ludlowe in opening game

Softball falls to Ludlowe in opening game

Talia Hendel, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

The Staples girls softball team suffered its first lost of the season to Fairfield Ludlowe on April 6. While the Wreckers defense was consistently solid after the first inning of the game, they struggled on the offensive end and the Falcons came out on top with a final score of 5-3. “We played ...

Students train for tryouts

Students train for tryouts

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

For many students, the week of March 23 may just be a typical school week.  But for athletes, these five days take on a whole new meaning: tryouts. The evaluations for Staples’ 13 spring sports teams begin on the Monday of this week, often times worrying those who roam the halls of the school every day.  Often times, the number of students vying for a spot far outweighs the...

Teams gear up for season with conditioning

Teams gear up for season with conditioning

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Sports Editor

September 19, 2014

A bead of sweat trickles down his face and plunges to the sand below. A drop quivers and falls from her forehead to the hardwood floor of the gym. His drenched hair bounces as he runs, spraying sweat everywhere like a wet dog. Even though each sport at Staples is different, they all have one thing...

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